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You are a strong, resilient survivor

⁣Just a reminder that you are strong, resilient, and a survivor. Think about it. Whatever life has thrown at you… you’ve survived. Maybe it took all you had, and then some. Maybe it left a deep scar. And maybe you never thought you would make it. But you did.⁣ ⁣Give yourself the credit you deserve. … Read moreYou are a strong, resilient survivor

Want to change your mood? Change your thoughts.

Have you ever noticed how your mood follows your thoughts? For example, when you think, “I am unstoppable!”, you feel so much better than when you think, “I can’t do anything right.” See what I mean? Change your thoughts, change your mood. Now, I know this can be one of those easier-said-than-done things. I have … Read moreWant to change your mood? Change your thoughts.

Stop chasing happiness, find it wherever you are

One thing I’ve learned over the past few years is that when you stop chasing happiness, that’s when you find it. If you want to see what I mean, try my FREE 30-day #ichoosebeauty Challenge.⁣ Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily email prompts telling you what beauty … Read moreStop chasing happiness, find it wherever you are

Beauty is whatever you want it to be

Beauty is whatever you want it to be – Something you see, feel, hear, smell, taste, read, think, remember. It can be something big that happened that makes you want to jump up and down and tell the whole world, or something small that you notice for the first time. Anything that makes you smile, … Read moreBeauty is whatever you want it to be

When you’re depleted, don’t feel bad for taking the time to recharge

Even with coping tools, therapy, and meds… sometimes depression can still take me down hard. I’m currently depleted, and trying to figure out what I need to differently to feel better, to recharge. Don’t feel bad if you need to do the same. ⁣ ⁣If your mental health is feeling off, please get help. My … Read moreWhen you’re depleted, don’t feel bad for taking the time to recharge

BE HAPPY WITH NOW: women’s tee

BE HAPPY WITH NOW: Our desire to want more doesn’t mean what we have now isn’t meaningful. You can still go after your dreams. But as you do, you must be grateful for all that you already have.⁣.⁣Tees come in Purple, Green, and Blue Tri-blend. FREE shipping on U.S. orders $50 or more. 5% of … Read moreBE HAPPY WITH NOW: women’s tee

Compliment yourself today and every day

⁣Just a quick (but oh sooooo important) reminder to compliment yourself today and EVERY day. Take just a couple of minutes to reflect on what you’ve accomplished, no matter how small. And be kind to yourself. I’m currently struggling with all this, so it’s a reminder for me as much as it is for you. … Read moreCompliment yourself today and every day

Need a mood reset this winter? Take the FREE 30-day #IChooseBeauty Challenge

If you’ve been feeling down lately, or need a mood reset this winter… my FREE 30-day #ichoosebeauty Instagram Challenge might be the perfect boost for you. ⁣⁣. Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily email prompts telling you what beauty to photograph and share on Instagram using the … Read moreNeed a mood reset this winter? Take the FREE 30-day #IChooseBeauty Challenge

Feeling down lately? Take my FREE 30-day #IChooseBeauty Challenge

If you’ve been feeling down lately, or need a mood reset this winter… my FREE 30-day #ichoosebeauty Instagram Challenge might be just what you need. ⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Sign up now, and get started with Day 1 right away! You’ll get daily email prompts telling you what beauty to photograph and share on Instagram using the hashtag … Read moreFeeling down lately? Take my FREE 30-day #IChooseBeauty Challenge

How bright colors can help your mood

Let’s talk about how bright colors can help your mood. This picture was taken a few years ago during the winter when I was living in Ohio. It was dark and dreary and cold for months. I CRAVED color. So I made sure I surrounded myself with it, like when I went to a painting … Read moreHow bright colors can help your mood

Morning affirmations to help you feel good about yourself

  Remind yourself every morning: “I AM… strong, beautiful, smart, capable, confident, worthy…” or whatever else YOU ARE that’s positive. Say it out loud, even though it may seem awkward. Keep saying it, even if you don’t believe it. Eventually, you will. Truth: I really struggle with this exercise, but I keep working on it! … Read moreMorning affirmations to help you feel good about yourself

The Meaning Behind the Mantras: BREATHE

The Meaning Behind the Mantras:.BREATHE is a great reminder this time of year. And honestly, it's a practice that's become a part of my life every single day. Whenever I feel like my negative thoughts are racing and getting out of control or when my anxiety is high, I force myself to take just a couple of minutes to breathe..Sometimes I do it as a meditation: I breathe in the good and exhale the bad... inhale the confidence and exhale the self doubt....Just the act of being intentional with your breathing and really focusing on it can help calm your mind..I talk more about the meaning behind BREATHE in a video in my Instagram Stories, and will save it to my Instagram Highlights so it’ll always be available for you. xxoo..........#ichoosebeauty #mentalwellness #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealthmatters #mentalhealthsupport #depressionrecovery #mentalhealthadvocate #mentalhealthblog #mentalhealthblogger #mentalhealthrecovery #mentalhealthwarrior #inspirationoftheday #inspirationdaily #inspirationalpost #inspirationalwords #inspirationquotes #mantras #quotesandsayings #quotestoinspire #quotestoremember #quotesforlife #quotesforyou

BREATHE is a great reminder this time of year. And honestly, it’s a practice that’s become a part of my life every single day. Whenever I feel like my negative thoughts are racing and getting out of control or when my anxiety is high, I force myself to take just a couple of minutes to breathe.

Read moreThe Meaning Behind the Mantras: BREATHE

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